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>> if i could add a friendly amendment to that motion apparently what i'm concerned about is it out standing mo vs so in the units that are not related that are questionable the illegal unit and also the units that are occupied. i'd like to see in those thirty days at least the permits are pulled especially for those life-threatening violations the window permit. the water heater if that's another one and again, the inspection staff would know better that list. and i believe that at least can be done. because good faith goods a long way. so if those things can be
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addressed we we can come back with more clarification i'd feel more comfortable with that. >> so the motion on the floor is to postpone this so we can see in a month - >> how about this. i can answer the question how about if we ask staff to actually delineate between the two tell us what's been appealed on one case as opposed to the other and explain it >> if you look in our staff report the appeal application is so convoluted it's get
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this we need clarification. perhaps his attorney can assist him further it was defendant's guilt difficult to look at the information and determine what we're looking at. >> as counsel for the appellant we'll certainty cooperate with the department for all the issues raised. >> can i add if it's a request for jurisdiction that the appellant be directed to establish - to make a showing where why there was a delay for the appealing. i'm just saying if you do that's
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the issue before you with respect to the matter where there's an order of abatement and the order has expired that some how the city there was a delay in filing >> - sir, sorry about that
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sir. >> i live in an apartment 2. >> speak to the microphone. >> i'm a little guy.
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i've been living in this apartment since 2009 and i have misery over windows with led paint. i'm handicapped and bed rest and the whole building is hiv victim and another person who's sick n in this building. this guy hadn't followed up the plans of repairing the window. i have a woman crying on my shoulder it's horrible help you need help he's not responding. he's blowing a bunch of smoke here telling you poem - we've
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got windows falling out. we've got a two stroke victim. it's horrible and he's been noticed from mr. mac and he says oh, i'm ordering windows he keeps playing games and taking advantage of the situation. it's not just my windows it's the whole building. i'm going to show you what he's done. he took a coat of paint on those windows and he's done. he brought up a worker of his. this is what he has gave me and
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i'm still suffering. and i don't agree to no thirty days. he's been so much paperwork. i have wiring problems i'm running off, too fuses here's the fuse situation. i have a notice from the pg&e situation. then he has the nerve to, renting the building and he's getting away with bloody murder putting paint over rotting wood. so i just surrendering and stay with my attorney here. and i'm very upset. i'll show you how much he
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discriminated you people you can have that. i'm sorry i didn't mean to be rude i have to live with a person that's sick >> thank you any other comment? >> what's the statue of the abatement order srp abatement it's in full effect; right? just wanted to clarify that >> all the hospital in are in full force and effect staff has referred this case - this is at the city attorney's for the
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reasons we've heard. everything is open and still moving forward >> exactly thank you. >> do we need to call the question again? >> do i need to call the question again? again is a motion to continuance for thirty days i'm sorry until the next hearing. (calling names). and the motion carries 5 to 2. item number f general public comment. this is for general public
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comments that are for items not on the agenda >> any public comment? seeing none. thank you motion to adjourn. we're now jurnd it is 11:44 a.m. we're taking a break approximately 10 minute break and we'll reconvene as the building inspection >> the public wants to access
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particular information about your house or neighborhood we point them to gis. gis is a combination of maps and data. not a graphic you see on a screen. you get the traffic for the streets the number of crimes for a police district in a period of time. if the idea of combining the different layerce of information and stacking them on top of each other to present to the public. >> other types of gis are web based mapping systems. like google earth, yahoo maps. microsoft. those are examples of on line mapping systems that can be used to find businesses or get driving directions or check on traffic conditions. all digital maps. >> gis is used in the city of
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san francisco to better support what departments do. >> you imagine all the various parcels and the critical infrastructure where the storm drains are. the city access like the traffic lights and fire hydrants. anything you is represent in a geo graphic space with be stored for retrieval and analysis. >> the department of public works they maintain what goes on in the right-of-way, looking to dig up the streets to put in a pipe. with the permit. with mapping you click on the map, click on the street and up will come up the nchgz that will help them make a decision. currently available is sf parcel
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the assessor's application. you can go to the assessor's website and bring up a map of san francisco you can search by address and get information about any place in san francisco. you can search by address and find incidents of crime in san francisco in the last 90 days. we have [inaudible] which allows you to click on a map and get nchldz like your supervisor or who your supervisor is. the nearest public facility. and through the sf applications we support from the mayor's office of neighborhood services. you can drill down in the neighborhood and get where the newest hospital or police or fire station. >> we are positive about gis
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not only people access it in the office but from home because we use the internet. what we used to do was carry the large maps and it took a long time to find the information. >> it saves the city time and money. you are not taking up the time of a particular employee at the assessor's office. you might be doing things more efficient. >> they have it ready to go and say, this is what i want. >> they are finding the same things happening on the phone where people call in and ask, how do i find this information? we say, go to this website and they go and get the information easily. >> a picture tells a thousand stories. some say a map
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>> special. >> good morning today is wednesday may 15, 2013 this is the regular meeting of the building inspection commission. the first item is roll call (calling names) we have a quorum >> thank you all for coming here this morning. the commission has
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congratulations for the senior clerk who is retiring after 29 years. and acting director paid tribute to her and good luck shirley with argue retirement and your you invaluable service to the d b i p the commission thanks the building inspector neil who was thanked publicly in a letter to the san francisco chronicle on may of the building inspectors nothing but helpful. thank you it's good when we get something good out of the chronicle.
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and a customer sent in a thank you card your compassion and kindness restored my faith in people your obviously a busy guy calming me down and let me walk out of this with dignities and smiling. thank you steve for air customer service. congratulations and thanks to evelyn who provided great customer service. and congratulations to kari who provided auto standing customer service to a person who sent
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acting director a letter thanking kari for her professionals and another one to commissioner who participated at the annual festival the staff and commissioners r07bd to many questions about the permit and code inspection process. and a reminder in early june the staff will receive a nomination for more outstanding employee awards were p. and that concludes my announcements madam secretary.
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and comments? okay seeing none. >> just as a requirement the public may commit not to exceed 3 minutes and the remarks should be made to the commission as a whole. >> again, this is general comments. >> good morning tom san francisco fire department i want to let you know since i've been coming to your meetings i'm going to be retiring in june so i have 31 years but i've had 20 plus good years working with the staff it was bureau building
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inspectors. and anyway, i think about leave the folks we helped to get the sprinkle ordinance that was the best achievements working with the community to get that done. the lady in the back is helpful to try to make thing work and we always cooperated with the c schedules sometimes, the scheduled with change its table and he'd be behind the times on that. but i enjoyed working with all of you and my lieutenant my associates we're working on the fire code changes and that's another huge job that comes
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quickly. i know that director huey is going to have his hands full. we're very close to getting things done and we're trying to get it all done once it starts it's process the board of supervisors has a thirty day wait and, of course, it's always over the holidays. i really enjoyed working with the whole department and commission >> really congratulations. there any further public comment? seeing none did you want - >> if i may commissioner we're against the clock and ift's
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ok i go to director's report number a, b, c, and d and take them off the cleaned and get an update and if we could move item 7 sworn testimony for with that i'll move to director report 4 c. good morning commissioners project director department of building inspectors >> we are continuing to make progress on the several gaps
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were being logged and corrected. at the same time we're planning for round two of the testing would be the permits requested which will include a wider group of projects. and also along the same lines we're getting ready to in all the mobile applications on the devises. i can answer questions >> is there public commit? >> seeing none which item is next? if we move to item 5 update on
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the search >> i'm the lead recruiter on the recruitment. just to give you a quick summary i've interviewed commissioners on the information go and that should be approved and at that time, we will post the position and we'll send invites out to our targets. the resume deadline is june 28th and i will send everyone an updated timeline for your files as well and i'll life it up to madam secretary and that's it
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estions? i'm in shock. >> i have a couple of questions where will the process be advertised within the local area and also for the phone calls in the department who might be interested no applying for this position how will that process be made available to them. >> to answer your second question first, we're working with h.r. to post the position. and the avenues we're working on but it's going to be a full list and we'll post on linkedin and i guess you've got most of the
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questions answered >> if there is no other comments i'll close. thank you for waiting. and is there any public comment on item 5? seeing none. which item number 8? >> yeah. and discussion and possible action amendment code section 16 a-2624 and health code 220 through 2012 and to expand the boundaries for which testing is required under specified circumstances and amendment the code. remembering session codes and
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making environmental you finding >> with legislative public affairs. we have the folks from the mayor's office and from the planning department that will give you an overview. we've been working with the department of public health to get where we're at right now >> anyway, here's kelly. >> good afternoon. i'm kelly i'm pleased to be here on behalf of the mayor's office to support this legislation. simply put this item will increase protection for health
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and safety and the groin water in the city more predictable before i i hand this over i'd like to take the time to especially thank director huey and shawn for their work. the staff and their public health are here for questions. i'd like to turn it over to paul >> timing and members of the commission. i was gotten going to say good morning but it's afternoon. the item before you is a proposal to amend certainty provisions of the buildings and health code.
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the ordinance was adopted in 1986 it is a public health and safety ordinance. and it's set up a regulatory process for identifying and handling contaminated soils. the ordinance applies i'm going to put a map on the projector here. it's a little hard to read but the existing ordinance applies along the eastern shore of the city the area in blue. that's an area of historic fill it was known to be contaminated and the process was established when someone was applying for a building permit if they have 50
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cub it parts of soil before the building permit can be issued the applicant is required to investigate if the soils at the site are contaminated and if so how to handle the soil and what level of clean up. this is handled under the department of supervision. and it only happens at this zone. and in the orange there are other areas of the city that have a high lick will i hallowed and we have public health and safety in